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WBUR: Quiz


Question 1: WBUR produces several nationally distributed programs, including ________, On Point, Only A Game and Here and Now and previously produced The Connection (which was canceled on August 5, 2005).
Car TalkNational Public RadioRay MagliozziTom Magliozzi

Question 2: In 1998, the station helped launch WRNI in ________--the first NPR station within Rhode Island's borders.
Columbus, OhioProvidence, Rhode IslandBostonHartford, Connecticut

Question 3: By the 1970s, WBUR-FM began receiving funding from the ________ and became a "public radio station" with a professional staff.
United StatesPublic Broadcasting ServiceNational Public RadioCorporation for Public Broadcasting

Question 4: On Point began as 'special programming' in the aftermath of the ________, originally airing from 7 p.m.
United Airlines Flight 93Al-QaedaSeptember 11 attacksOsama bin Laden

Question 5: The boycott started in October, 2001, when two Boston-area businesses ended contracts: WordsWorth Books (now defunct) in ________, and Cognex Corp. in nearby Natick, Massachusetts.
Somerville, MassachusettsLowell, MassachusettsCambridge, MassachusettsWoburn, Massachusetts

Question 6: WBUR refers to two radio stations in Massachusetts, WBUR AM and FM, both owned by ________.
Boston UniversityHarvard UniversityRutgers UniversityNortheastern University

Question 7: WBUR programs On Point, Only A Game and Here and Now are carried nationwide in the US on hundreds of public radio stations and on ________'s public radio station, XM Public Radio.
Satellite radioSirius Satellite RadioXM Satellite RadioSirius XM Radio

Question 8: The two businesses are reportedly tied with the ________ (CAMERA), a persistent critic of NPR's coverage for almost a decade.
Israel lobby in the United StatesAlan DershowitzCommittee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in AmericaThe Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

Question 9: WBUR is the largest of three NPR member stations in ________, along with WGBH_(FM) and WUMB-FM, and the only one to focus exclusively on news and talk.
AtlantaPhoenix, ArizonaDenverBoston


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